mid-day collectible: Marine Drive: From the 1860s to now
Illustrator Garima Gupta chronicles Marine Drive
PLOT: Every year, on New Year’s Eve, crowds throng Marine Drive to celebrate and send lanterns out into the Arabian Sea. Here’s a story of this promenade, using Mumbai’s landmarks, before the reclamation and scams changed it forever. Cast: Flora (Fountain), Gargoyle, Albert Sassoon, Regal (cinema) figurine and Hutatma (chowk) statue.